Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

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Althouh each of these sports require a variety of different skills and techniques, they all have the love of outdoors in common. They are also accessible to all - from young to old and able-bodied to disabled. The series is inspirational for those readers who want to explore the sports and it also offers information on how to get started and how to participate in the sport, including step-by-step instructions for the key techniques.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 203 x 276 x 13mm | 410g
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0750262214
  • 9780750262217
  • 1,125,839

About Paul Mason

Paul Mason's interest in writing stems from his childhood when he won the Scripture Prize in his last year at Primary School. He now is an experienced freelance writer and editor of a variety of children's information books, with subjects including extreme sports, geography and travel. He has a degree in anthropology, has worked in Turkey and taught English as a foreign language. Paul is a keen sportsman and particularly enjoys surfing, mountain biking and snowboarding.show more

Table of contents

What is mountain biking? Getting started Bikes and bike set-up Check your bike! Clothing and other kit Basic technique The uphill grind Downhill rippers Cornering skills Riding singletrack Competition mountain biking Long-haul off-roading Biking hotspots Glossary Further information Indexshow more